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City selling July 4th spaces
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City of Savannah Mobility & Parking Services is now selling parking spaces in two City-owned lots for the July 4 festivities:

· SOHO Parking Lot - corner Liberty and Whitaker Street. 34 parking spaces available to be purchased.

· Curtis V. Cooper Parking Lot — at 122 Barr Street (between East President Street and East Broughton Street) behind the Curtis V. Cooper Primary Health Care Center. 53 parking spaces available to be purchased.

To purchase a space contact Mobility & Parking Services at (912) 651-6477. The cost is $10. You must pick up your permit from the Bryan Street Parking Garage at 100 E. Bryan St. before 5 p.m. on July 2. No permits will be mailed out. Cash, credit & debit cards (Visa & MasterCard) are accepted.

City garage special event rates:

Attendants will accept fees prior to entering the City garages to "provide for quicker exit." Drivers will receive a ticket which must be presented to the attendant upon exiting. The special event rate is $10 from Thursday, July 4 at 5 a.m. until Friday, July 5 at 7 a.m. Vehicles exiting after 7 a.m. on Friday, July 5 will be charged the daily rate of $1 per hour in addition to the fees accumulated while parked. The lost ticket flat fee is $25.

On Thursday, July 4, monthly cardholders will be guaranteed a space in their garage until 8 a.m. Monthly cardholders with 24-hour access/reserved parking spaces will be guaranteed. Visitor Day Passes are not valid in all parking garages and lots during the festival. Residential Decals do not grant garage access on July 4, residents will be required to pay to park in the garages. Viewing the fireworks from any City parking facility is prohibited.

The recreational dock will be closed to the public at 10 a.m., Wednesday, July 3 and will reopen at 8 a.m., Friday, July 5.